Ban Oil Trains Now. No Excuses.

July 6, 2016By Lorne StockmanBlog Post, Featured

The Obama Administration has chosen to prioritize the transport of oil and the profits of oil companies ahead of the safety of residents. The industry’s justifications are no longer true, if in fact they ever were. It is high time to ban crude oil transportation by rail.

Crude By Rail Company Accused of Playing “Russian Roulette”

June 7, 2016By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured, News

The fallout from Friday’s crude by rail crash in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon is intensifying after numerous local elected officials called for a temporary halt to the so-called “bomb trains” through the area until the cause of the crash is known and wreckage cleared.

However, the company involved, Union Pacific, has blataently ignored their concerns and started running trains again, even though the clean-up of the crash site is still ongoing.